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Floor Color Psychology: Shape the Mood of Your Home

The color of your floors can completely alter the mood of your Princeton home. Whether you’re in the market for hardwood, tile, or carpet, the shade you choose sends a strong message. Floor Coverings International Hillsborough has compiled some common floor colors and the mood they create. Light Brown Flooring This shade is casual, natural, and friendly. A…

How to Choose a Flooring Style That Complements Your Home

The style and era of your home are important design elements in the way you want to decorate it. You wouldn't place mid-century modern wallpaper in a 19th century colonial or install a vintage clawfoot tub in a sleek, modern apartment, and the same goes for flooring! Matching elements such as tile, carpet, and hardwood flooring…

Infographic: Natural Stone Flooring

Many Hillsborough homeowners are drawn to the natural beauty of stone flooring. Whether it be granite, marble, slate, or another natural stone, all three materials add an elegant touch and beautiful detail to any room. Learn some more about the different types of natural stone flooring and then give us a call to schedule an…
Tile Patterns in Hillsborough

Infographic: Tile Patterns 101

Tile is a popular flooring selection for its durability and water-resistance. At Floor Coverings International Hillsborough, we offer a wide selection of tile due to our partnerships with national manufacturers like Shaw Floors and Daltile. Whether you're opting for a formal design or a modern one, there is a tile type that can fit your needs. Also, tile…
Pet friendly flooring in Franklin Township

3 Pet-Friendly Flooring Choices

If you are looking for flooring that works for both your family and your beloved pets, then the good news is that there are plenty of options at Floor Coverings International Hillsborough. Approximately forty percent of all American homes have at least one four-legged friend living with them, and Franklin Township is no exception. Let’s look at some…
Thrifty Frugal Mom Blog

Interview with Philadelphia’s Thrifty Frugal Mom

Floor Coverings International Hillsborough is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series. Lydia of Thrifty Frugal Mom is a hugely popular blogger based in the Philadelphia area. You can follow Lydia on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. Please tell us a little about yourself. I'm the owner of the site, Thrifty Frugal Mom, where…
Terracotta tile in Flemington

An Introduction to Terracotta Tile

Recently, many Flemington homeowners have been turning to rustic flooring styles to add warmth and character to their homes. Just as hand-scraped and distressed hardwood floors have become popular, tile trends have also taken a natural turn. According to our Floor Coverings International Hillsborough experts, terracotta tile—the classic red-brown ceramic tile—is making a comeback. Here are some helpful…
Minimalist concrete floors in Princeton

Flooring Ideas for Your Minimalist Home

Minimalist home décor is steadily on the rise. Whether you have a new, modern home or a classic, older one, you can embrace this trend with certain remodeling, furnishing, and decorating choices. To give your Princeton home a minimal feel, look for neutral, understated colors and simple designs that make the space feel clean and open.…
Wood-look tile bathroom in Hillsborough

3 Great Places to Install Wood-Look Tile

One of the hottest new flooring products on the market is wood-look tile. Though made of porcelain, these tiles are designed to look exactly like wood planks – they are the same size and shape, and have wood grain patterns that look so real you might not be able to tell the difference by eye…
luxury vinyl tile and cork tile in hiillsborough

Maximize Your Kitchen’s Potential

There are few things better than an efficient kitchen—one where tools and appliances are easy to find and convenient to access. To create such a space it’s important to make organizational decisions based on your cooking habits. What utensils and appliances do you use the most and where are they located in your kitchen currently?…